Carlos Gershenson (born 1978) is a Mexican computer scientist, and researcher at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He has worked on topics such as self-organizing systems, complexity, artificial life, information, cognitive science, and philosophy.
Artificial Societies of Intelligent Agents (2001)
- Carlos Gershenson (2001) Artificial Societies of Intelligent Agents Thesis for majoring in Computing Engineering.
- Objects do not depend on the concepts we have of them.
- How can we ask ourselves how can we ask ourselves?
- If something has an explanation, you can explain it. If it has no explanation, you should explain why you cannot explain it.
- It is not that you cannot understand it, it is that you cannot compute it.
- Before being humans, we are animals.
- p.26 (also on p.4)
- All ideas are valid in the context they were created.
- The only impossible thing is something to be impossible.
- Once you know the rules of the game, you can change them.
Design and Control of Self-organizing Systems (2007)
- Carlos Gershenson (2007) Design and Control of Self-organizing Systems. CopIt Arxives
- The question is not whether something is wrong with subjectivity. We are embedded in it, so we can only deal with it, or be blind and attempt to ignore it.
- Nothing is free of its own limits.
- Philosophers get paid for posing interesting questions; scientists for answering them. Thus, one cannot live without the other...
- All human relationships are based on misunderstandings.
- Winning or losing does not matter as much as what you learn from it.